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Associate Director, Proposal Development - Telecommute - 907480

Minnetonka, MN 55345 Work Remotely
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    907480

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Contribute to management and coaching of proposal writing staff responsible for responding to UnitedHealthcare Community & State proposals for both new markets and for reprocurements; coordinate proposal development activities including working with the director of proposal development, director of training, proposal directors, accountable owners and content owners to draft proposals for new and existing State partners. Participate as a proposal writer when necessary.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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    Review requests for proposals (RFPs) and related documents furnished by the procuring agency; analyze to understand and capture specific operational, administrative and proposal requirements

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    Interview subject matter experts (SMEs) in business functions throughout the organization to determine Community & State/UnitedHealthcare business and operational approach to satisfy the requirements

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    Contribute ideas regarding business solution based on own ideas, experience and research

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    Develop and maintain baseline proposal content for assigned functional area

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    Review prior Community & State proposals to extract relevant content for use in proposal development; work with content manager to determine relevant elements

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    Outline proposal sections or answers to address all elements of direct, derived and implied requirements

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    Draft concise, complete and clear proposal responses to the requirements and/or questions in accordance with Community & State proposal development standards, stylistic guidelines and formatting conventions

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    Inspect and edit own work for clarity and conformance to requirements; work with proposal leadership to address editing issues

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    Oversee the ongoing proposal development efforts of the proposal writing staff in response to RFPs, RFIs and other marketing documents needed in the course of new and existing business opportunities

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    Coach writers to improve writing techniques including outline development and ensuring the proposals are concise, use active voice and are customer focused

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    Support and guide writers

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    Advise and support relationship management for writers

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    Oversee and assign proposal-writing resources to key projects

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    Contribute to standards for proposal development, set standards for business retention and optimization

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    Review and assess performances on each proposal submitted and identify opportunities for improvement

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    Actively participate, review and contribute to major proposal reviews, ensuring clarity of key themes and market messages

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    Recruit, hire, train, mentor and provide feedback and performance reviews for the proposal writing staff

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    Set goals and monitor staff goals in regard to deliverables

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    Provide staff and director of training with proposal-specific feedback to ensure the final written product meets C&S standards and RFP requirements, and is completed according to defined deadlines

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    Contribute to ongoing continuous improvement of the Community & State proposal development process

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    Update and manage the implementation of the Style Guide including proposal-specific term sheets

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    Escalate conflicts and issues to the Director, Proposal Development as necessary

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    Conduct other proposal services duties as assigned

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    Complete work according to deadlines provided by proposal leadership

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    Participate in cross-functional teams. Work extensively in collaborative environments

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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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    Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

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    5+ years of proposal operations or related proposal experience

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    5+ years of project management experience in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

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    3+ years of people management experience

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    Experience working in a large, matrix organization with multiple stakeholders

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    Intermediate or greater proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel

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    If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

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Preferred Qualifications:

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    Healthcare industry experience

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    Proposal writing experience

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If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Associate Director, Proposal Development, Proposal Development, Proposal Manager, Proposal Director, Proposal Writer, Medicaid Proposal, Proposal Operations, Government Proposal, Proposal Manager, RFP, Proposal Strategy, Medicaid Business Development, Medicaid Operations, RFP Operations, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Remote, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

Posted: 2021-01-21 Expires: 2021-03-21

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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